Houston vs. Boston,
03/03/2019 15:30 EDT,
Score: 115 - 104
Point Spread: -2½/-102 Boston
Boston had been struggling of late , but snapped a 4 game losing streak with a win vs Washington last time out, and now have some momentum entering this game against the Houston Rockets side that has lost 19 of their 30 road games this season. I know alot of pundits don't feel confident in the Celtics in their current form , but this is still a quality team overall, and will be primed to play there vs a top tier opposition in front of their own fans where they are 24-9 SU this season.
BOSTON is 8-0 ATS after having lost 4 of their last 5 games over the last 2 seasons.BOSTON is 10-2 ATS as a home favorite of 6 points or less this season.
The Celtics are 13-0 ATS /SU as a favorite with rest off a 10+ win in which they had less than 15% of their points from free throw.
is 4-15 ATS after scoring 120 points or more this season as was the case in a 121-118 come from behind win vs Miami last time out in Texas. he Rockets are 0-12 ATS/1-11 SU on the road when the line is within 3 of pick with rest facing an opponent averaging more than 30 points from 3s. The Rockets are 0-9 ATS /0-9 SU when the line is within 3 of pick with more than one day of rest facing an opponent getting less than 25 percent or their rebounds on the offensive end.
NBA Home favorites vs. the money line (BOSTON) - average 3PT shooting team (33-36.5%) against an average 3PT defense (33-36.5%) after 42+ games, good ball handling team (14.5 or less TO) vs. an average pressure defense (14.5-16.5 TO) after 42+ games are 115-28 L/5 seasons for a 80% conversion rate for bettors.
NBA teams with a money line of +135 to -155 (HOUSTON) - off a close home win by 3 points or less, second half of the season are 6-26 L/5 seasons for a go against 81% conversion rate for bettors.
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